North Bristol NHS Trust

North Bristol NHS Trust provides hospital and community care to those living in Bristol, south Gloucestershire and north Somerset.

The Trust operates two hospital sites; Southmead Hospital Bristol and Cossham Hospital as well as Bristol Centre for Enablement. Southmead Hospital offers a 24-hour A&E department as well as maternity services and a number of other medical care services and is a regional centre for neurosciences, plastic and burns, orthopaedics and renal care.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2018 to March 2019
    • Death
      5
    • Severe
      17
    • Moderate
      195
    • Low
      1,254
    • None
      4,885
    Total 6,356
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2018 to March 2019
    1. Patient accident
    2. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
    3. Medication
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    September 2019
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    85.1%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    August 2019
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    88.8%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    94.7%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    May 2018 to April 2019
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    2
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    August 2019
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    14
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    January to March 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    199

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    August 2018
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    9.4%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    August 2019
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    0

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2019 to 31 August 2019
    0
  • Wrong site surgery - 0
  • Retained foreign object post procedure - 0
  • Wrong implant/prosthesis - 0
  • Misplaced naso- or orogastric tubes - 0
  • Overdose of insulin due to abbreviations or incorrect device - 0
  • Administration of medication by the wrong route - 0
  • Overdose of methotrexate for non cancer treatment - 0
  • Failure to install functional collapsible shower or curtain rails - 0
  • Transfusion or transplantation of ABO incompatible blood components or organs - 0
  • Unintentional connection of a patient requiring O2 to an air flowmeter - 0
  • Misselection of high strength midazolam - 0
  • Misselection of a strong potassium solution - 0
  • Falls from poorly restricted windows - 0
  • Chest or neck entrapment in bed rails - 0
  • Scalding of patients - 0